Kongsberg wins contract for CROWS from US Army

February 10, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Kongsberg has signed a contract with the US Army increasing the number of Common Remotely Operated Weapon Stations (CROWS) in the existing CROWS II framework agreement from 10,349 to 11,690 systems. The total value of the increase will be agreed upon later this year

Kongsberg wins NOK 80 million order for RWS from Swedish Defence

February 1, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Kongsberg has booked an order on Protector remote weapon stations (RWS) valued at NOK 80 million from the Swedish Defence Forces (FMV). The order is part of the Protector Nordic program where Sweden and Norway in cooperation will procure the same RWS configuration for use throughout their platforms

Saab received an order for weapon locating system from Korea

January 31, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Defence and security company Saab has received an order for weapon locating system ARTHUR from LIG Nex1 which is the prime contractor towards Defence Acquisition Program Administration, Republic of Korea. The order is worth MSEK 450

BAE Systems wins $123 million contract for thermal weapon sights from US

January 26, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

BAE Systems will provide Canadian soldiers with thermal weapon sights that improve their situational awareness and survivability. Rheinmetall Canada Inc

CAE wins C$140 million contract for C-130J weapon systems from Canada

January 21, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

CAE today announced it has been awarded a series of military contracts for the defence forces of more than 12 countries valued at more than C$140 million. Among the contracts are: the design and manufacture of a C-130J weapon systems trainer and other training devices for Lockheed Martin; a...

BAE Systems develops laser weapon to attack pirates

January 11, 2011 @ 12:00 AM

Ne BAE Systems has successfully demonstrated a prototype device that will serve as an effective non-lethal deterrent against pirate attacks on commercial vessels such as oil tankers and container ships. Piracy worldwide is on the rise according to reports from the ICC's International Maritime Bureau (IMB), with 430 attacks worldwide reported last year, up from 406 in 2009

Cobham Weapons Carriage for Indian Hawk Jets

November 30, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Cobham will supply Weapons Carriage and Release equipment for the Indian Air Force Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer programme, under an £18m contract with Hawk manufacturer BAE Systems. Cobham’s Mission Equipment strategic business unit will deliver significant quantities of Light Duty Ejector Release Units and Carrier Bomb Light Stores (CBLS) training aids to BAE Systems between 2012 and 2014

Lockheed Martin awarded $230 million Microwave Energy Weapon Contract

November 3, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Lockheed Martin received a $230,000 U.S

Harris wins $273 million contract for weapons system from Canada

October 20, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a nine-year, $273 million (CAD) services contract by the Government of Canada for the CF-18 Avionics Optimized Weapon System Support (OWSS) program. This contract is for a six-year period plus three additional option years, and will be in effect until the end of the CF-18 Hornet fighter aircraft life expectancy in 2020